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Energy Management

Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Energy Management articles below.


New Solar Charging Kit From Legrand

The Solar Charging Kit adds USB charging for mobile devices to commercial and hospitality outdoor spaces without the time or hassle of a full construction project.

DOE Better Buildings Challenge Achievements Announced

Organizations that reached energy, water, or financial goals for 2019 through the Challenge were recognized, while a Better Buildings, Better Plants Waste Reduction Pilot program was introduced.

Enercept Power and Energy Meters

Enercept series meters solve the challenges that organizations face in creating more efficient buildings in retrofit environments.

Three Ways To Maximize Energy Rebate Programs

Looking at long-term goals and finding a service provider that understands your goals are key to maximizing benefits

Reshaping Energy Management

With advances in energy management systems (EMS) and controls technologies, supermarket and other food retailers now have the ability to automate energy best practices.

Facility Executive | June 2019 Issue

The June 2019 issue looks at the impact of workplace design on productivity, plus smart buildings, green cleaning, energy management, and more.

After Hurricane Harvey, Hospital Focuses On Power Resiliency

Learning a lesson from the impact of power failure during a natural disaster, Citizens Medical Center added emergency power to its emergency room and beyond.

BrainBox AI Launches First AI Technology For Autonomous Buildings

BrainBox AI has unveiled its patent-pending technology enabling buildings to reduce energy costs by 25-35% and their carbon footprint by 20-40%.

Variable Refrigerant Flow Technology For Commercial Facilities

Whether for a retrofit or new construction, VRF technology permits the installation of a single HVAC system for both heating and cooling in facilities — saving money on equipment and controls.

New Guidelines On Energy Efficiency For Historic Buildings

ASHRAE has published a new guideline for increasing energy efficiency in historic buildings while minimizing the disturbance of the building’s historic character.

10 Data Center Trends To Watch In 2019

Which developments should you pay attention to for data center planning and operation?

Shannon Enterprises Installs Reusable Insulation For Energy Savings

The company installed its custom-engineered thermal blanket insulation throughout the mechanical rooms and steam distribution system at Sturdy Memorial Hospital in Attleboro, MA.

Improving Long-Term HVAC Performance

Cumulative impact of three operational strategies helped a multi-tenant office building recertify LEED and boost its ENERGY STAR score.

Propane Power For Energy Efficient Buildings

HVAC, clothes dryers, and vehicle fleets are among the facility equipment that can be powered by propane, an alternative to other energy sources.

The Effects Of Regenerative Elevators On Generators

Although recent advancements in technology have made elevators more energy efficient than ever, regenerative type of drives in elevators can prevent a building’s generator from performing its essential job.

Illinois Ranked Top State For LEED Green Building In 2018

Massachusetts and Washington earned the second and third spots in the U.S. Green Building Council’s annual Top 10 States for LEED Green Building ranking.

Three Tips For Effective Power And Charging Solutions

With the rise of mobile technology and more millennials in the workforce, productivity depends on effective charging solutions.

Resilience In HVAC Design

Whether internal or from outside the organization, changing conditions are demanding system flexibility.

Ease The Challenge Of Navigating Energy Policy

Building a clean energy strategy can be complex, so keep these four ideas in mind when planning the next move for your facilities.

Mapping Energy Management

Confounded by energy efficiency options? Rely on a process to move toward goals.

Facility Executive | December 2018 Issue

The December 2018 issue features HVAC, roofing, energy management, false alarms, and green restrooms. Plus, a look at passing the facility leadership torch.

Smart Buildings Driving U.S. Energy Efficiency Spending

More than half of global organizations plan to increase energy efficiency spending in next 12 months, finds Johnson Controls' annual survey.

Schneider Electric Enhances EcoStruxure Building Offering

Additions to the company's IoT open platform for buildings in 2019 include EcoStruxure Workplace Advisor and Connected Room Solution.

Retailers Are Merry And Bright With LED Lighting, Controls

Holiday decorating in retail facilities can require a significant amount of energy and maintenance to provide an appealing, safe environment.

Ohio Cement Plant To Be Powered By Wind Energy

The Paulding, OH cement plant will be the first LafargeHolcim operation in North America to harness wind energy.

How Candy Companies Are Saving Energy

Many candy companies are taking energy-saving steps to improve their business models and meet their sustainability goals.

Lighting Controls Have Room To Grow

A new report from the DesignLights Consortium sheds valuable light on retrofit opportunities.

Bring Your Facility Into The Future With EcoStruxure™ Building Advisor

Schneider Electric’s collaborative smart building IoT platform is a comprehensive service portfolio designed to improve occupant comfort and asset value while reducing operating costs.

Applying Insulation To HVAC Equipment

The University of Maryland Medical Center garners operational benefits by installing reusable HVAC insulation in its central plant facilities.

Aiming For Zero Energy In Existing Buildings

Facility management is on the front line of an expanding vision for the built environment.

Massachusetts, California Remain Tops In Energy Efficiency

States are increasing energy efficiency investments and power savings; pushing net-zero buildings and electric vehicles, according to ACEEE's 2018 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard.

AT&T and Synchronoss Simplify Building Management

New IoT solution will help businesses optimize energy consumption and improve building efficiencies.

In Philadelphia, Facility Executive Live! 2018 Covered Range Of Topics

On September 20, this facilities education event brought together professionals from around the Greater Philadelphia area for discussions on best practices, lessons learned, and plans for the future of FM.

Five Major Trends In Retail Facilities Management

The 2019 Retail Facilities Trends Report from PRSM examines the trends that are driving change across the industry and will require facilities executives to adapt new strategies and tactics to succeed.

Bring Your Facility Into The Future With EcoStruxure™ Building Advisor

Schneider Electric’s collaborative smart building IoT platform is a comprehensive service portfolio designed to improve occupant comfort and asset value while reducing operating costs.

Schneider Electric Introduces PowerLogic ION9000

This newest addition to the EcoStruxure™ Power portfolio is a complete, innovative power quality meter for critical power applications.

Question Of The Week: Has Your ENERGY STAR Score Changed?

Based on most recent market data available, on August 26 the EPA updated performance metrics for facilities participating in its ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager tool.

15 Recognized By DOE Better Buildings Lighting Campaign

The Department of Energy highlights 15 partners, along with those recognized in the last two years, that have newly installed or upgraded more than 2.8 million lighting fixtures and lighting controls.

8 Questions To Ask Before Replacing Your Facility Assets

Local energy conservation initiatives are a great way to save money when you purchase new assets or fixtures. Here are answers to your most commonly asked questions and a handy asset replacement cheat sheet.

Protect Your Power: Investment In Energy Resilience

Facility executives know that the ability to keep operations running if the energy grid goes down is critical for their business.

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